Bible Verses About Suicide and Heaven


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1 Corinthians 10:13

ESVNo temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.
KJVThere hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
NASBNo temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.
NIVNo temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.
NLTThe temptations in your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. When you are tempted, he will show you a way out so that you can endure.
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Ecclesiastes 7:17

ESVBe not overly wicked, neither be a fool. Why should you die before your time?
KJVBe not over much wicked, neither be thou foolish: why shouldest thou die before thy time?
NASBDo not be excessively wicked and do not be a fool. Why should you die before your time?
NIVDo not be overwicked, and do not be a fool— why die before your time?
NLTOn the other hand, don’t be too wicked either. Don’t be a fool! Why die before your time?
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Romans 10:13

ESVFor “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”
KJVFor whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
NASBfor “WHOEVER WILL CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD WILL BE SAVED.”
NIVfor, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”
NLTFor “Everyone who calls on the name of the LORD will be saved.”

“Those who choose suicide (for whatever reason) should remember that death is not the end, but a doorway into an eternal existence. Sad to say, some who find the pain of dying intolerable will awaken in a realm that is even more terrible than earth could ever be. We should welcome death from the hand of God, but not force the hand that brings it.” ~ Erwin Lutzer

Romans 14:7

ESVFor none of us lives to himself, and none of us dies to himself.
KJVFor none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself.
NASBFor not one of us lives for himself, and not one dies for himself;
NIVFor none of us lives for ourselves alone, and none of us dies for ourselves alone.
NLTFor we don’t live for ourselves or die for ourselves.

“Suicide is a grave sin equivalent to murder (Exodus 20:13; 21:23), but it can be forgiven like any other sin. And Scripture says clearly that those redeemed by God have been forgiven for all their sins – past, present, and future (Colossians 2:13-14). Paul says in Romans 8:38-39 that nothing can separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus.” ~ John MacArthur

John 16:33

ESVI have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”
KJVThese things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
NASB“These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.”
NIV“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
NLTI have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.”

John 3:16

ESV“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
KJVFor God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
NASB“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.
NIVFor God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
NLT“For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.

1 John 1:9

ESVIf we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
KJVIf we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
NASBIf we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
NIVIf we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
NLTBut if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness.

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Exodus 20:13

ESV“You shall not murder.
KJVThou shalt not kill.
NASB“You shall not murder.
NIV“You shall not murder.
NLT“You shall not murder.

John 3:18

ESVWhoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.
KJVHe that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
NASB“He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
NIVWhoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because they have not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son.
NLT“There is no judgment against anyone who believes in him. But anyone who does not believe in him has already been judged for not believing in God’s one and only Son.

John 1:12

ESVBut to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,
KJVBut as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
NASBBut as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name,
NIVYet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God—
NLTBut to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God.

Romans 12:2

ESVDo not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
KJVAnd be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
NASBAnd do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.
NIVDo not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
NLTDon’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.

If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline immediately. Free help is available to all people.

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